Taquara

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Taquara
Municipality
Flag of Taquara
Coat of arms of Taquara
Motto(s): 
Um lugar para ficar (A place to stay)
Taquara's location in the state of Rio Grande do Sul
Taquara's location in the state of Rio Grande do Sul
Coordinates: 29°39′02″S 50°46′50″W / 29.65056°S 50.78056°W / -29.65056; -50.78056Coordinates: 29°39′02″S 50°46′50″W / 29.65056°S 50.78056°W / -29.65056; -50.78056
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
IncorporatedApril 17, 1886
Government
 • TypeMayor
 • MayorSirlei Teresinha Bernardes da Silveira
 • Deputy MayorNelson Jose Martins
Area
 • Total480 km2 (190 sq mi)
Elevation
57 m (187 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total57,584
Time zoneUTC-3 (Brasilia)
CEP (Post Code)
95600-000
Websitetaquara.com.br

Taquara is a municipality in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Taquara is located 72 kilometers (44 miles) from Porto Alegre, the state capital. Taquara's population was estimated at 57,584 in 2020.

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